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CHELSUM, James (ca. 1740--1801)
A history of the art of engraving in mezzotinto, from its origin to the present times, including an account of the works of the earliest artists.
Winchester printed by J. Robbins; and sold by J. and T. Egerton, London, 1786.
[4], 100, [12] p. ; 18.5 cm. (8°)

Anonymous. By James Chelsum. With an appendix, an index, and a short list of books 'Lately published, by the same Author' on the final page. Horizontal chain lines. ESTC t16283.

Copy Notes Bound in a collection of tracts on the fine arts. Earlier damage to the upper fore-edges of pages [i] through 64 probably caused by mice.

Binding C19th quarter maroon binder's cloth, grey paper boards, green leather spine-label lettered in gilt 'Tracts / Fine Arts', numbered '37' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 4205


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